Reviewed – Monokino – Bend Or Break

Rating - 4/5 In a novel gesture of european co-operation we have two reviews of two singles that have formed a cultural music exchange.  The two nations are Scotland and The Netherlands and their respective musical champions are Danny McGuire and Monokino (otherwise known as George van Wetering). In terms of structuring this we’ll start... Continue Reading →

Staying Sad in Scranton: The Maguas

2020 was definitely a year for hardships and drastic change to our daily lives. We all handled it in different ways and though it’s hard to find some light through the dense fog that was 2020, we were given some absolutely brilliant music to get us through. Now, I could go on a tangent of... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Charmist – Consider This

Rating - 4/5 Charmist comprises two Adams, White and Jackson, who after being aware of each other for a couple of years properly started collaborating in the spring of 2020. “Consider This” is their first single. And it's good. The opening is slightly incongruous with the remainder, it's very trance piano in it's sound and... Continue Reading →

Silverstein – Out Of This World

It’s a gig, but not as we know it. Possibly the most overused and corny Star Trek  trope ever, but you’ll forgive me for pulling it out of the bag for this one because Silverstein’s extra-terrestrial inspired ‘Out Of this World’ concert series is definitely not short on silliness, but still manages to deliver on... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – YNES – Better Job

Reviewed - 2/5 The punk genre originated in the mid 70’s with bands such as Sex Pistols and The Ramones pavingthe way with new sounds, and an attitude that hadn’t been seen in the music industry before. Thepunk movement was so popular because of its raw aggression and exciting visuals, the likes of whichmany bands... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Crazy Arm – Fear Up

Rating - 3.5/5 The latest single from the new album “Dark Hands, Thunderbolts” Crazy Arm delivers us Fear Up. It’s a punk western romp that blends Dropkick Murphys and Ennio Morricone. I’ll bet you didn’t know you needed that but you do. Coming from a dark enough place, the name of the single is actually... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – The Wraiths – Only You Know

Rating - 3.5/5 ‘Only You Know’ is the debut single from Yorkshire based outfit The Wraiths. Incorporating several different styles into the track, it’s a mix of psychedelic stoner rock, grunge and even a sprinkling of rockabilly surf for good measure. The fuzzy guitar solo invokes the desert psych stylings of Queens of The Stone... Continue Reading →

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